When vinyl siding first hit the market in the late 1950’s, the building and remodeling industries were changed forever. With aluminum siding being the standard at the time, it took a while for vinyl to catch on. But with changes in technology, vinyl siding has grown into the most popular choice of today’s homeowner. This month, the remodeling experts at C&C Building Supplies share their top five reasons why many modern consumers choose vinyl siding over its more traditional counterparts, wood and metal.
The price is right. Vinyl siding is cheaper than wood siding, period. While a 1,200 square foot house would cost upwards of $10,000 for wood siding, vinyl could be as low as $2,000. And while there are different colors and accents that could increase the price, there is still no matching the cost of vinyl.
Long-lasting. Most siding comes with a 50-year warranty and can be transferred from one homeowner to the next. Vinyl siding, which is made of two layers of PVC, can withstand the elements, even the heaviest of winds and hail. Thanks to modern science and technology, it will age very well and over the course of its warranty, even the darkest vinyl siding will endure the sun’s damaging UV rays.
Maintenance Free. Because vinyl is water resistant you won’t be replacing any rotting pieces of wood siding ever again. You can also toss out the paintbrush because your days of repainting siding are over! If you notice a little dirt here and there, power washing once a year should do the job.
Energy-efficient. Insulated siding is available for homeowners who want to cut down on their heating and cooling bills. Insulated siding acts as a barrier for the exterior walls so cold air won’t leak in during the winter or leak out during the summer. Less energy used, more money in your pocket.
Limitless options. Choosing vinyl siding opens a wide array of colors and styles for your home. There are colors from all over the color spectrum and an abundance of decorative trim and accents. Thinking about a Victorian makeover with scalloped siding? Yup, you can do that with vinyl!
At C&C Building supplies we are a full service lumber yard and showroom. We carry a variety of siding options, along with roofing supplies, windows and doors, insulation and much more. Please stop at our convenient location just minutes from the New Stanton exit off the PA Turnpike.
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